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Police: Teacher Assaulted Student For Eating Cookie In Class

A Rhode Island teacher has been arrested on allegations he assaulted a student for eating a cookie in the classroom.

03/28/2014

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Bakery Wants To Ban Laptops

Seems like anytime you walk into a bakery you can find many people on their laptops doing their work. Now one bakery wants to ban laptops.

03/27/2014

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NH House Rejects Legalizing 1 Ounce Of Marijuana

New Hampshire’s House reversed itself Wednesday and killed a bill that would have legalized up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone age 21 and older.

03/27/2014

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Commuters Take Concerns to Metro North Officials

NEW YORK (AP) _ Some riders on the Metro-North Railroad took their travel concerns straight to the top on Wednesday, as railroad executives including new President Joseph Giulietti held a listening session at Grand Central […]

03/26/2014

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Maine Restaurant Manager Gets Prison Time

A Maine woman faces prison time after she pleaded guilty to harboring illegal workers and tax conspiracy in connection to managing two restaurants in the city of Waterville.

03/26/2014

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Dem Lawmaker To Gun Rights Supporter: ‘Go F*** Yourself’

A Rhode Island state senator is apologizing for cursing at a gun rights advocate at the Statehouse.

03/26/2014

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Judge Awards Custody Of Connecticut Teen To Massachusetts DCF

A Massachusetts judge has awarded permanent custody of a West Hartford teenager to the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.

03/25/2014

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Real Capt. Phillips To Speak At Mass. Maritime Commencement

Richard Phillips, whose real-life ordeal as a hostage of Somali pirates was the subject of the movie “Captain Phillips,” has been selected to address graduates at Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s commencement.

03/25/2014

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Chester Man Due In Mass. Court On Child Sex Charges

BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut man who is accused of traveling to the Boston area expecting to have sex with a minor is headed to court. Paul Hinkel of Chester, Conn., is scheduled to appear […]

03/23/2014